May Flavours Dinner and Fundraising Auction 2018
By Linda Best, Chair, Friends of Agriculture in Nova Scotia
Each year Friends of Agriculture presents the May Flavours Gala Dinner and Fundraising Auction, providing an opportunity for people to enjoy wonderful foods and beverages while bidding on more than 75 excellent auction items. This year marks their ninth annual celebration of local food, producers, and chefs. At 6:00pm on Wednesday, May 30 at the Louis Millett Community Centre in New Minas, guests will enjoy appealing appetizers, bountiful beverages, marvellous mains, and decadent desserts prepared by outstanding chefs and producers using local ingredients.
The May Flavours Dinner and Auction is sponsored by Friends of Agriculture in Nova Scotia to promote chefs and producers whose work contributes to healthy fields, farms, and food for the people of Nova Scotia now and in the future, and to raise funds to support agricultural organizations.
This year, May Flavours chefs and food and beverage providers include:
Chef Jake Wright, Meadowbrook Meat Market, Valley Flaxflour, The Flying Apron Cookery, Hill’s Grills Panini Press & Tea House, Pie r Squared, Paddy’s Pub and Rosie’s Restaurant, Ratinaud French Cuisine, Fox Hill Cheese House, Yesteryear Baking, Thousand Hills Farm, Longspell Point Farm, Oakview Farm, Henny Penny’s Farm Market, Horton Ridge Malt and Grain Company, Big Spruce Brewing, Boxing Rock Brewing, Meander River Farm, and Avondale Sky Winery.
Friends of Agriculture Flavours Committee members sincerely thank all the Producers and Chefs, Donna Keddy, a host of volunteers, and all the donors of auction items.